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01-20-2013, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by puck stoppa View Post
I think Burmi needs more ice this year and if a guy with that much talent got PP time he would deliver! He was our best player last year in the first 15 games and if we just let him loose he would not let us down, but everyone wants him in the d-role (which he's good at) and that's holding him back from being a beast on offense.
He was one of our worst forwards on the pp last year and didn't do a heck of a lot with the pp on the Ice Caps. He has a long way to go before he's able to contribute on the pp at an NHL level. He was also given a massive push at the end of last season in the top 6 and failed to take advantage of it so I really don't have an issue with the coaching staff starting him in the bottem 6 this year. I agree that he is currently in a role that suits his game atm and I have seen signs of simplified play and better offensive decision making but he isn't cut out for a top 6/pp role yet.

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